With changes occurring in the world recently, nearly all of us are passing more time in our homes. It can feel hard to keep up with a good lifestyle when your gym in Maple Grove is closed.
You might have become the teacher, personal chef, and parent in your home. Perhaps you are working from home now and striving to establish some structure during each day.
In these unpredictable times, it can be appealing to stay on the couch, checking the news and Netflix, and likely falling out of a day-to-day workout routine. We may be stuck at home, but we can nevertheless make ways to continue healthy habits! Here are our top useful activities you can integrate into your changing everyday routine to stay active, boost your immune system, and maintain momentum toward realizing your wellness intentions.
Integrate Home Workouts
One positive aspect of spending more time at home is the added space in your everyday schedule. Go through your day. Where can you make a few minutes for an at-home workout? A great exercise session doesn’t need to go on forever to be effective. As long as your heart rate escalates, you will receive fat and calorie-burning benefits! Start with our 12-minute home fitness class you can work on anytime, anywhere!
Include Your Kids in Your Workout
The pools may not be available, but there are still a variety of ways to create fun projects your kiddos will like. Because staying active isn’t just for mom and dad! Here are a few of our top fun (and free!) ways the entire family can stay healthy as a group:
- Take a nice, long walk
- Take a frisbee outside in the warm sun (hello Vitamin D!)
- Take a break for a bike ride or roller skate trip
- Form a floral arrangement with your homegrown flowers
- Play ball in the backyard
- Snag your sidewalk chalk and draw a driveway mural
- Have a dinner cooking challenge
- Turn up the family playlist and have a dance party
Plan Healthy Meals
Are you attempting to avoid grocery shopping? That’s just fine! Right now is the time to innovate in the kitchen and include your family’s canned goods and frozen foods. With the kiddos at home, busy days at work, and the usual household chores, keep your breakfasts, lunches, and dinners easy this season.
At FXB, we make good nutrition easy for our members. Snag your chosen protein type from the freezer, find a carb for a side, and mix in some healthy fat. And there you go: a healthy meal with little to no fuss. (And if it’s your fun day, pick up a pizza and unwind!)
FXB is Here to Support You with Video Fitness Classes
At Farrell's Maple Grove, the most important thing is the health and well-being of our members. If you’re struggling to stay healthy, call us! Your head coach and manager would be ready to help you with virtual workouts, meal plans, and a safe space for support. Farrell's Maple Grove is more than a place to work out—it’s a community you can count on.